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Pre Wedding | Louisa & Mark | Bolton School | Bolton | April 30th 2017

Pre Wedding | Louisa & Mark | Bolton School | Bolton | April 30th 2017

PRE WEDDING | LOUISA & MARK | BOLTON SCHOOL | BOLTON | APRIL 30TH 2017

Got to admit, this was only the 2nd pre shoot I was nervous for, but I definitely was!

Its because, this is the first time photographing family – my cousin, Louisa & her finance, Mark.

I was honoured when they chose me though, and after this pre wedding shoot I can’t wait for their wedding in June πŸ™‚

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Becky & Russell | Gibbon Bridge Hotel | Chipping | April 29th 2017

Becky & Russell | Gibbon Bridge Hotel | Chipping | April 29th 2017

BECKY & RUSSELL | GIBBON BRIDGE HOTEL | CHIPPING | APRIL 29TH 2017

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It was only last week when I met Becky & Russ for their pre wedding shoot @ Gibbon Bridge Hotel and

we were discussing what the weather was going to be like today … Luckily the sun god was on our side!

I started the morning with the bride, Becky & her bridesmaids, whilst waiting for my trusted second shooter,

Mrs Vivienne Myers πŸ˜‰

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We spend a few minutes with the groomsmen – when they’d all finally arrived! ha

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Then, as it was still quite a nice day, it was outside for the ceremony πŸ™‚

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Straight after the ceremony, the bride & groom walked back down the aisle, showered in confetti.

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Then, after a quick shot of the page boys, it was time to explore the grounds of Gibbon Bridge.

Luckily, as we’d only been there a week previous, we knew exactly where we were going πŸ˜‰

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Then, followed the group shots.

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It was all fun & games for the kids! ha

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The speeches were quite emotional to!

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The evening had loads of entertainment, including a casino & a caricature artist.

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After which, Becky & Russ were able to watch a quick edit of the video of the day – It too was emotional.

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Then it was time for cake cutting & first dance.

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Followed by a little trek outside for a sparkler shot … I do love a good sparkler shot, me! πŸ™‚

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Pre Wedding | Becky & Russell | Gibbon Bridge Hotel | Chipping | April 22nd 2017

Pre Wedding | Becky & Russell | Gibbon Bridge Hotel | Chipping | April 22nd 2017

PRE WEDDING | BECKY & RUSSELL | GIBBON BRIDGE HOTEL | CHIPPING | APRIL 22ND 2017

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The sun was shining for Becky & Russell’s pre wedding shoot @ Gibbon Bridge, which was quite lucky,

as we’d had to re arrange the shoot to this week, due to the last day we had booked, it was pouring with rain,

and the wedding is next Sat πŸ™‚

Roll on the 29th πŸ™‚

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Pre Wedding | Rhiannon & Craig | Spring Cottage | Rivington | April 16th 2017

Pre Wedding | Rhiannon & Craig | Spring Cottage | Rivington | April 16th 2017

PRE WEDDING | RHIANNON & CRAIG | SPRING COTTAGE | RIVINGTON | APRIL 16TH 2017

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We just about managed to dodge the rain today, well mostly anyway, for Rhiannon & Craig’s pre

wedding shoot.

Really excited for what sounds like is going to be one hell of a party in May! πŸ™‚

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Liz & Jonny | Hornington Manor | Bolton Percy | April 15th 2017

Liz & Jonny | Hornington Manor | Bolton Percy | April 15th 2017

LIZ & JONNY | HORNINGTON MANOR | BOLTON PERCY | APRIL 15TH 2017

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I arrived at Hornington Manor fairly early on Saturday & Vivienne was already there with the bride &

her bridesmaids.

The venue already looked great & I knew from then, today was going to be a good day, second shooting

the wedding of Liz & Jonny for Vivienne Myers πŸ™‚

As the ceremony was only at 3, and both the bride Β groom were at Hornington, it left lots of

time to get plenty of photographs of the bridal party, the groomsmen & the venue.

I also had time to get the drone out, not for too long though, as it was pretty windy!

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Oh & forgot to mention – Hornington Manor is a working sheep farm too, so there were a few little lambs to

photograph too!

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So, just before 3 it was time for Liz & her day to enter the ceremony room πŸ™‚

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Straight after the ceremony we grabbed a lovely confetti shot.

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Then it was time to take the bride & groom around the manor πŸ˜‰

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Then we grabbed some groups shots – trying to stay out of the windiest parts! ha

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As you can see there were loads of brilliant little touches.

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After the groups, it was time for the wedding breakfast & then speeches.

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About 20 minutes after we were treated to an amazing blue sky, and when the guy running the venue said he had some sparklers –

we knew just what to do!

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It was finally then time for the cake cutting, the first dance & a father & daughter dance too!

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I love every wedding I do, but this one was a great one!

For more information on the venue, see –Β http://www.horningtonmanorholidaylets.co.uk/weddings.html

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Nikki & Stu | Langdale Chase Hotel | Windermere | March 9th 2017

Nikki & Stu | Langdale Chase Hotel | Windermere | March 9th 2017

NIKKI & STU | LANGDALE CHASE HOTEL | WINDERMERE | MARCH 9TH 2017

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It was only a few days ago, since Nikki & Stu’s pre wedding shoot, here @ Langdale Chase Hotel,

although it was nice weather then, we could have never expected such glorious sunshine on a Thursday in March!

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As Nikki & Stu were both getting ready @ the hotel, I decided to start with Nikki & her bridesmaids, before

heading down the corridor to see Stu & his groomsmen.

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It was a short trip downstairs for the ceremony πŸ™‚

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Then everyone headed outside to enjoy the beautiful spring sun, so we decided to use the most of the weather & the grounds

at this point & go & do the bride & groom portraits πŸ˜‰

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It was time for the group shots next, which involved having to find a spot where there wasn’t too much sun, but the backdrop’s not

too shabby, so it didn’t really matter! ha

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A brilliant confetti shot followed the group shots.

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Then it was time to head indoors for the wedding breakfast.

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As you can see, during the wedding breakfast the sun was setting & looking brilliant, so it didn’t take much to convince

Nikki & Stu to head to the jetty for a few images with this glorious sunset.

Must say I’m really happy we did, as are Nikki & Stu! πŸ™‚

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It was then time for the speeches, followed by the cake cutting.

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A few shots for the bride & groom, as the evening guests arrived – Possibly to give them the courage for

the first dance! haha

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A brillaint wedding was finished with a sparkler shot πŸ™‚

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Pre Wedding | Nikki & Stu | Langdale Chase Hotel | Windermere | March 5th 2017

Pre Wedding | Nikki & Stu | Langdale Chase Hotel | Windermere | March 5th 2017

PRE WEDDING | NIKKI & STU | LANGDALE CHASE HOTEL | WINDERMERE | MARCH 2017

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Well to be honest this pre wedding shoot had to go ahead regardless, as we’d already cancelled the first one due to

really bad weather, and the wedding was only 4 days away!

However, the day was brillaint & the venue was just gorgeous, and as I’ve known Nikki & Stu for a few years now I knew they’d be great!

It was my first time @ Langdale Chase, but I can’t wait to go back, which is lucky, as I’d be back in days πŸ˜‰

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Charlotte & Ste | Samlesbury Hotel | Preston | January 7th 2017

Charlotte & Ste | Samlesbury Hotel | Preston | January 7th 2017

CHARLOTTE & STE | SAMLESBURY HOTEL | PRESTON | JANUARY 2107

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It was quite foggy when I arrived at Samlesbury Hotel for my 1st wedding of ’17, and to be honest didn’t clear all day –

was that going to stop this being a great wedding though? Hell no! πŸ˜‰

So the day started with bride, bridesmaid & mothers up in the bridal suite, getting ready πŸ™‚

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Once the bride was ready – just! ha, it was time to head downstairs for the ceremony.

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After the ceremony, and time spent at the bar, I grabbed the bride & groom, as although it was still foggy, it looked like rain,

so before that, we headed off outside.

Once the pictures of the bride & groom were done (for now!), we got the whole wedding party outside, for some group shots.

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After a while, just before the wedding breakfast I decided we needed more shots in the grounds of Samlesbury Hotel,

I’m glad we did too, as we found some hidden areas and grabbed some gems! πŸ˜‰

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It was then time for speeches.

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The day finished in style with two beautiful dances, first of the lovely bride & groom, then the bride & her dad.

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Charlotte & Thom | Devonshire Arms | Bolton Abbey | Skipton | December 17th 2016

Charlotte & Thom | Devonshire Arms | Bolton Abbey | Skipton | December 17th 2016

CHARLOTTE & THOM | DEVONSHIRE ARMS | BOLTON ABBEY | SKIPTON | DECEMBER 17TH 2016

It was a cold and frosty morning when I arrived at The Devonshire Arms, for the wedding of Charlotte & Thom,

along with Mrs Vivienne Myers.

Some of the lads went for a pre wedding walk, so thought we’d capture this first πŸ™‚

Then it was off into a much warmer climate to photograph the beautiful Charlotte & her bridesmaids & man! πŸ˜‰

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After they were all ready, we headed to the ceremony room πŸ™‚

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Then it was off outside for the group shots.

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Bolton Abbey isnt too far away, so we took Charlotte & Thom there for their portrait pictures πŸ™‚

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Then back to the Devonshire Arms, for the wedding breakfast & speeches.

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Right after the speeches we braced the cold once more, for some sparklers & evening photos.

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Then it was time for cake cutting & a fabulous first dance.

It finished with a very very nice (I can contest to that!) hogroast! πŸ™‚ Yummy

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Jen & Andy | The Mansion | Leeds | November 12th 2016

Jen & Andy | The Mansion | Leeds | November 12th 2016

JEN & ANDY | THE MANSION | LEEDS | NOVEMBER 12TH 2016

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This was my second wedding at the Mansion, Leeds, but my first on my own πŸ™‚

It’s a lovely venue, situated in Roundhay Park.

It was a lot colder today, than the last time I photographed a wedding here, but as long as the rain stayed away – we’d be good! ha

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I arrived early to meet & photograph Jen & her bridesmaids.

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Once Andy arrived at The Mansion, I popped downstairs to grab a few shots of the groom πŸ™‚wedding-the-mansion-leeds-jen-andy-211wedding-the-mansion-leeds-jen-andy-207

Back upstairs to see Jen looking amazing in her gorgeous wedding dress.dsc05708d

Back downstairs for the ceremony.

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It was still dry when the ceremony had finished, so we headed outside for the group shots.

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After the group shots, it was time to take the bride & groom around Roundhay Park for some shots of them two πŸ™‚

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Just before the wedding breakfast, we utilised the beautiful staircase for a shot of the lovely pair πŸ™‚

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The speeches.

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Just before the cake cutting & first dance, whilst the dance floor was quite we had to get a shot in front of J&A πŸ™‚

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The Mansion really is a beautiful venue to host your wedding day – for more info –Β http://www.dine.co.uk/venues/themansion/weddings/

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